• Short Summary

    A MAJOR INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR OPENED TODAY (18 SEPT) AT THE GRAND PALAIS IN MARSEILLE WITH STRONG REPRESENTATION FROM WEST AFRICAN NATIONS.

  • Description

    A MAJOR INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR OPENED TODAY (18 SEPT) AT THE GRAND PALAIS IN MARSEILLE WITH STRONG REPRESENTATION FROM WEST AFRICAN NATIONS.

    M. JEAN LAPORTE, THE PREFECT DES DOUCHES DU RHONE, CONDUCTED THE OPENING CEREMONIES WITH GASTON DEFERRE, MAYOR OF MARSEILLE FOR THE PAST 16 YEARS.

    FOLLOWING THE CEREMONIES THE TWO MEN AND OTHER FAIR OFFICIALS TOURED VARIOUS STANDS INCLUDING THOSE OF CONGO BRAZZVILLE, GABON, MADAGASCAR AND THE IVORY COAST. AMONG THE EXHIBITS WERE SAMPLES OF AFRICAN ART IN COPPER FROM CONGO BRAZZAVILLE AND MADAGASCAR FRUIT.

    THE FAIR, DESIGNED TO ENCOURAGE FURTHER TRADE BETWEEN FRANCE AND HER FORMER WEST AFRICAN COLONIES, ENDS NEXT WEEK.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD1U5L8L7Q1EELUSPHHXJ06JEU
    Media URN:
    VLVAD1U5L8L7Q1EELUSPHHXJ06JEU
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/09/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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